Raven and Buzzard on the move

6th March 2011 – overcast then sunny S1/2
Observations over the sea early morning produced a Gannet amongst small numbers of Red-throated Diver, Common Scoter, Razorbill and Guillemot.
Diurnal Migration
Perhaps 5 different Raven were seen including a group of three birds and single Buzzards moved northeast (1030hrs & 1320hrs) causing consternation in the gull colony.
Wildfowl and Waders
The flock of 24 Barnacle Geese continues to hold the Spitzbergen and Caerlaverock ringed birds and 5 Shoveler and 2 Pintail were also recorded. Waders included Greenshank and Black-tailed Godwit.
A total of 34 Twite were seen along with a single Little Egret.